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Municipal Drug Strategy Committee

Mandate: To address alcohol and other drug problems through communication and collaboration across the four pillars of prevention, enforcement, harm reduction and treatment to meet the needs of the Town of Carleton Place.


Initiatives:

Plant Youth Lanark:
Representatives of a group called Planet Youth Lanark, supported by the local United Way, have signed a five-year service agreement with the Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis, which has helped import the data-driven Icelandic model for social change to 32 countries and more than 100 communities around the world. Lanark County has become the first Canadian community to adopt Iceland’s successful model for reducing teen addiction and other social ails.